Export Control

HBK as an internationally operating company complies with all applicable export controls. We strictly adhere to national and international export control laws.


  • We look carefully at our business transactions to ensure compliance with national and international applicable export controls
  • In addition, we adhere to the stringent Export Controls Compliance Policy of our holding company Spectris plc

We have committed ourselves to always applying best practices to ensure that the export of goods, technologies, software, and services complies with all applicable regulations. In doing so, we adhere to both general rules and specific guidelines for products, technologies, or applications.


For more details please refer to our holding company Spectris

Export Guidelines: Supply Chain Security

Security and transparency are the key to global trade. Hottinger Brüel & Kjær, as a manufacturer of test and measurement technology products operating worldwide, explicitly commits itself to these objectives.


International guidelines such as AEO in Europe (Authorised Economic Operator) or the corresponding US American C-TPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) provide clear specifications for processes and safety precautions in companies.


Hottinger Brüel & Kjaer GmbH has been certified as an AEO (No. DE AEOF 100243) since June 2008. This means that Hottinger Brüel & Kjaer GbmH:


  • Has complied with valid customs regulations already in the past and will comply with them in all future business processes too
  • Consistently proves its solvency
  • Complies with high security standards in all its processes


You, as our customers, will benefit from:


  • A reliable, secure transport chain
  • Faster customs clearance
  • Higher planning reliability
  • Cost savings through quickest possible delivery

For the ECCN or licensing jurisdiction of a product, please contact us.